Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
chris matthews interview president obama. chris hayes is up next. >>> president obama comes here tomorrow. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. i got the christmas eve excitement brewing here at hard balance, because tomorrow at precisely this time, the president of the united states is going to join us on "hardball." it's going to be a serious night of questions, certainly for me, questions about executive management methods and the health care rollout, voter suppression across the country and war and peace questions. how we can avert war with iran. we've been hitting these issues on "hardball."
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
, watch chris matthews interview president obama. chris hayes is up next. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes, the white house today got the best news it has had in two months about obama care. we will bring that news to you in a moment as well as the president's latest push to get young people to enroll. but it has always been the case, the political fate of obama care would rest ultimately on its performance, what it did for people's lives and not on the lies and slander directed at it from the right. and while the smears deployed against it get shorter and shorter we have the latest example. did you hear about the guy whose baby was denied coverage under obama care? >> those family plan quotes included myself, my wife, our 7, 5, and 3-year-old, and 18
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
actually hit the debt ceiling again on february 7th. >>> up next, republicans admit that they have no ideas for making health care better. >>> that seems to be the only alternative that obama care's critics have, is let's just go back to the status quo, because they sure haven't presented an alternative. if you ask many of the opponents of the law what they would do differently, the answer seems to be, let's go back to the way things used to be. i have always said i would work with anybody to implement and improve this law effectively. you got good ideas, bring them to me. let's go. >> joining me now, jonathan capeert, msnbc contributor. and here with me, steve schmidt, senior adviser to the mccain '08 presidential campaign. let's listen to what john boehner had to say today about health care reform republican style. >> when you look at obama care, what you see is a government-centered health care delivery system. that's not what the american people want. the american people want to pick their own type of insurance, their own doctor, their own hospital. that's what a patient-centered
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
matthews is up next. >>> tonight we bring to you my interview with president obama. i have covered two great world events in my career. one was the fall of the berlin wall in 1989. the other was the first democratic election in south africa five years later. i was there when the country's black majority voted by the millions, waiting in lines that stretched from one horizon to the other. i saw first hand the devotion to democracy. it was the great legacy of the man who died today. president obama paid tribute to nelson mandela today.
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
reid, dorian, thank you for joining us. >>> chris matthews is up next tonight. >>> tonight, we bring to you my interview with president barack obama. this is the historic passing of his personal hero, nelson mandela, an event that msnbc will be covering for the rest of the evening. i have covered two great events in my career. one was the fall of the berlin wall in 1989 and the other was the election in south africa five years later. i was there when the black majority voted by the millions, stretching from one horizon so the other. i saw firsthand the devotion to democracy and the great legacy of the man who died today. president obama paid tribute to nelson mandela today. through his fierce dignity, an unbending will to